Antique aquamarine and pearl bangle by Duggin, Shappere & Co
This antique aquamarine and pearl bangle was made in 15 carat gold by one of Australia’s earliest jewellers, Duggin, Shappere & Co.
A brief history on Duggin, Shappere & Co:
Duggin Shappere and Co were one of Australiaâ€™s most prolific and famous jewellery firms starting in Melbourne in 1896.Founded by H Duggin and P Shappere became well known for Australian themed jewellery as well as other high end pieces set with diamonds and opals among other precious gemstones. The Great Depression took a toll on this prestigious Australian company, and they closed their doors in 1929, however in their brief time, they produced highly collectable jewellery that is so sought after today. Their jewellery was marked with an anchor symbol.
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